Missouri and Illinois have both exceeded the predicted totals for enrollment in the expanded Medicaid coverage.
U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-East Moline) says, in introducing a bill, federal retirees have collected $600 million from 2006 to 2010 even though they were deceased, and more than $1 billion has gone through the farm program to farmers who have not been among the living for three years or more.
Despite Missouri’s ban on gay marriage, the Missouri National Guard is providing military benefits to same-sex couples.
Some states are pushing back against a set of uniform benchmarks for reading, writing and math that have been fully adopted in most states and are being widely put in place this school year.
He’ll audit the Department of Revenue to find out if personal information from driver’s licences and concealed gun applications is being shared with the federal government.
There’s anger at Gov. Pat Quinn in the Alexander County community of Tamms over his decision to mothball the state’s only “supermax” facility.
Most ethanol fuel sold for passenger cars and pickups today is 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent gas.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says it’s a good start, but probably won’t be enough money to help everyone hurt in the mortgage crisis.
State officials said last month they plan to deny Blagojevich’s $65,000-a-year pension, just as they did to his predecessor.
Typically, the federal government pays many of the immediate costs for disaster response, then bills state and local government for 25% of the total.